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Scott Jacobs 2015

An Updated Report on Photo Realism after 23 Years

By K. Randall Ball with photos by Markus Cuff
For a glimmering example of the purely positive, a few motorcycle diehards flourished, and Scott Jacobs was one of them. Like a very select group in our niche of niches industry Scott and his family exploded their art business.
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THE STURGIS MUSEUM'S Henderson with sidecar

The brothers Henderson and their motorcycles.

Text and some photos provided by Christine Paige Diers - Other photos provided by Bob T.
It was 1911 when brothers Tom and William started in the manufacturing business. They built their first four cylinder motorcycle in 1912 with a long wheelbase. The ads of the day stated “The long wheelbase of the Henderson, 65 inches, permits the riders to sit between the wheels, reducing road shocks to the minimum.” The Henderson was well-known for its durability following the first ever round-th...
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The Master Comes to Bikernet

When it Comes to Motorcycle Restorations, No One Does it Like Huntzinger

By K. Randall Ball with photos by Markus Cuff
Then one day, a bike was being delivered to a friend’s house. He was waiting with rapt attention for his 1915 Harley to be delivered from the hills above Santa Maria, from a restoration expert, Steve Huntzinger.
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Trailblazers 2015 Dick Hammer Award Recipient

CH Wheat, An Inspiration to all Motorcyclists

By Don Emde
The Trailblazers 2015 Dick Hammer Award recipient has exemplified the attributes of “Drive, Determination and Desire” throughout his life in motorcycling.
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A Century Of Speed - Part One

The Speed Centurions

By Louise Ann Noeth, from Society of Automotive Historians Journal
They’ve been at it for 100 years—testing the limits of their imagination, skill and raw nerve. The road to a land speed record is a salty one. The 2014 season will see the Bonneville Salt Flats celebrate their century mark of record setting.
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A Tribute to Our Veterans

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Story and Photographs by Sgt. Gareth Hawkins, compiled by Mistress Chris
Bikernet would like to say a big “THANK YOU” to every Veteran who fought for this country, and for which we have the freedom to live and worship as we please.
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What’s Cool?

The people we aspired to be decades ago.

Compiled by Jim Waggaman
The people we aspired to be decades ago were much different than the celebrities young people looked up to today.
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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum - BSA 441 Victor Special

One of England’s oldest motorcycle companies, BSA grew out of a consortium of firearms manufacturers.

By Christine Paige-Diers (Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame), with additional photos from the Bob T. Collection.
In 1964 and 1965, Jeff Smith rode a modified bike with BSA’s 441cc single and won the 500cc motocross championship both years.
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